Archive for Tag: Legislative District 11

Senate Democrats have no backbone on school funding, say Eulner and Piperno

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats in the Senate stuck to their deal (S3732/A5238) today with Gov. Phil Murphy that school districts losing funding should settle for a partial return of their state aid. Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno criticized Democrats unwillingness to join Republicans in protecting schools from funding cuts....

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School funding needs structural change to help districts, say Eulner and Piperno

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno are advocating for structural changes to school funding to increase state aid for schools and lower property taxes at the same time. The Asbury Park TapInto reported Thursday that Democrat Sen. Vin Gopal is looking for a temporary Band-Aid to...

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Eulner and Piperno bills would bring accountability to sick, vacation leave abuses

TRENTON, N.J. – Municipalities flouting employee vacation and sick pay laws to the tune of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars must be held accountable, Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno say. The lawmakers recently introduced two bills (A4590 and A4591) that would create additional layers of oversight to...

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Children need more ABCs, less S-E-X, amid learning loss, inequitable funding slashes

TRENTON, N.J. – Schools must be fully funded and return to a rigorous focus on academics to combat learning loss, Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner said. With the state’s Start Strong assessment showing significant learning loss as a result of Gov. Phil Murphy’s pandemic lockdown policies, their call...

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Freshman lawmaker demands Murphy halt inmates release program

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to halt his administration’s plan to release 852 inmates Sunday after lifting his Covid-19 health emergency last week. “The health emergency is over so it doesn’t make sense to continue releasing prisoners early,” said...

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